RIP to these products

Commemorating the most memorable products that have gone away   And finding some alternatives along the way.
09/19/2017

DISABLED BUTTONS SUCK

Showing buttons as disabled until a form is complete might seem like a good idea. It is not. They usually create a lousy user experience and exclude many people with disabilities. Here’s why disabled buttons suck and what to do instead.
09/19/2017

Probably, your first useful Touch Bar app

Working with other companies, we always dreamed of devoting some of our time to the realisation of our own ideas. But commercial projects were always our top priorities, and there wasn’t much time for passion projects. Now that we have our own business,...
09/18/2017

Everything Mobile Product Design & Development

Stay up to date with the latest mobile app and website development, design, and strategy news and trends shared by our team of mobile experts at Fuzz.
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09/18/2017

Google To Pay Apple As Much As $3B To Be The Default Search Engine

Google has long been a default search on Apple’s iPhone, and in order to keep that from changing, →
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09/18/2017

How we designed Foursquare Swarm 5.0

In this post, the product design team at Foursquare shares their process for the slicked-up Swarm 5.0 →
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09/18/2017

Amazon opens up access to developer tools for adding Alexa to commercial products

Amazon wants to make its virtual assistant Alexa available on more devices, instead of just its own hardware. →
AR & VR News & Trends
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09/12/2017

Why is ARKit better than the alternatives?

Apple’s announcement of ARKit at the recent WWDC has had a huge impact on the Augmented Reality →
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09/12/2017

Evolving the Facebook News Feed to Serve You Better

Starting late last year, we set out to explore how we could make News Feed more readable, conversational, →
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09/12/2017

Google is rolling out the tabbed Google app interface to more users

It's been a long road, getting from there to here. Google announced at the end of 2016 that it would →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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09/12/2017

Accuratizing Software Estimation

One of the most difficult things for modern software companies to deal with, besides cleaning up after →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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09/07/2017

Launch Lessons: How Tinder, Reddit, Airbnb, Etsy and Uber got their first users

This summer, I’ve been working on getting pre-launch buzz for a real estate startup called Suuty. →
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09/07/2017

The Best Music to Develop Websites to (What the Science Says)

Coffee is always awesome for getting going in the morning. A good night’s rest will ensure you →
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09/05/2017

Asking non-leading questions in user interviews

Question design for user interviews is an art. We interview users because want to gain insights →
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09/05/2017

Starbucks Will Soon Use This New Artificial Intelligence to Tempt You Into Buying More Coffee

If you always have a caramel macchiato on Mondays, but Tuesdays call for the straight stuff, a double →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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09/05/2017

Another Lens

A research tool for conscientious creatives How can you design for everyone without understanding →
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08/15/2017

Introducing Freehand A whole new way to collaborate creatively

Freehand is an entirely new way to creatively collaborate in InVision. Wireframing, planning, design →
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08/15/2017

“As a user” needs to stop.

This is great in theory, but writing good user stories is harder than it sounds. I’ve seen well-meaning →
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08/14/2017

Homepage Links Remain a Necessity

A site logo linking to the homepage is not enough. Logo design and placement, as well as the presence →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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08/14/2017

Are Notifications A Dark Pattern?

Have you ever had a nightmare where you were literally drowning in little red notification badges? I →
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08/14/2017

The State Of The Mobile Customer Experience

The June 2017 research study from UserTesting on the retail mobile customer experience found that consumers →
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08/02/2017

NYC App Leader

Fuzz ranked amongst the top five mobile app developers featured on Clutch’s New York App Developers →
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08/02/2017

Ignoring User Feedback

There’s no avoiding the fact that we live in a hyperopinionated world where every consumer is a →
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08/02/2017

Fuzz Rides the Wave

It’s official! The Forrester Wave™: B2C Mobile Services Providers, Q4 2016 has been published, →
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08/02/2017

IoT Sensors Enable Faster Flood Alerts

As Tropical Storm Emily moved through Florida early this week, residents relied on alerts from local →
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08/02/2017

Three Square Market To Implant RFID Chips In Employees

Three Square Market (32M) announced news on Monday (July 24) that it is offering the ability for its →
AR & VR News & Trends
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08/02/2017

Merge Cube augmented reality toy debuts at Walmart

The Merge Cube is a holographic toy that allows users to physically hold and interact with 3D objects →
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07/31/2017

We asked 20,000 people who they are and how they’re learning to code

More than 20,000 people responded to our 2017 New Coder Survey, granting researchers an unprecedented →
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07/31/2017

Which Projects Need React? All Of Them!

When does a project need React? That’s the question Chris Coyier addressed in a recent blog post. →
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07/31/2017

Even the world’s largest bitcoin exchange couldn’t handle this week’s cryptocurrency boom

For those operating a bitcoin exchange — where people can buy cryptocoins — you’d →
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07/31/2017

Google’s blob emoji are great and no one will convince me otherwise

A ton of things happened at Google I/O, but somehow the biggest news from last week was never even mentioned →
AR & VR News & Trends
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07/31/2017

Here’s how you can make a 360 VR app in 10 minutes with Unity

Virtual Reality (VR) is exciting. It’s also the New Frontier of app development. VR is poised →
AR & VR News & Trends
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07/31/2017

Designing for VR | A Beginners Guide

The VR age is rapidly approaching. When the world’s largest tech companies (Google, Facebook, →
Mobile Product Development: News & Trends
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07/31/2017

Make Your App Instant

A week ago Google officially announced the release of Android Instant Apps and opened the API to all →
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07/31/2017

Fluid Responsive Typography With CSS Poly Fluid Sizing

Fluid layouts have been a normal part of front-end development for years. The idea of fluid typography, →
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07/31/2017

Best Practices for Horizontal Lists in Mobile

Many Android and iOS apps have horizontal scrolling lists. Maybe it’s also combined inside a vertical →
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07/31/2017

Apple Is Manufacturing a Siri Speaker to Outdo Google and Amazon

Apple Inc. is already in your pocket, on your desk and underneath your television. Soon, a device embossed →
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07/31/2017

Best Books for Mobile First Design

While I have covered mobile UX with a general resource list in the past, I’ve returned to this →
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07/31/2017

How Airbnb Democratizes Data Science With Data University

Data is essential to us at Airbnb. We characterize data as the voice of our users at scale. Thus, data →
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07/27/2017

All The UX Prototyping Tools Ever

There are too many prototyping tools. There, I said it. You may have seen articles comparing multiple →
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07/27/2017

Storyframes before wireframes

Browsing a well-crafted interface is like reading a great story. As designers, why are we not incorporating →
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07/27/2017

Product Design Exercises We Use At WeWork Interviews

Use these exercises to practice your product-thinking skills and learn how we test our design candidates. The →
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07/17/2017

Product Design Playbook

At the time I’m writing this post, I’ve been a full-time product designer for ~3 years, though →
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07/17/2017

Google’s 3 Secrets To Designing Perfect Conversations

We’ve all been frustrated when talking to a computer. Maybe it can’t understand what you’re →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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07/17/2017

VOLVO’S ELECTRIC CAR PLAN ISN’T AS BOLD OR CRAZY AS IT SEEMS

ON TUESDAY, VOLVO took the world on a short journey to the future. Starting in 2019, every new model →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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07/17/2017

Study: Amazon reaches 85 million Prime members in the U.S.

Amazon continues to add more Prime members who end up spending more with the site, on average, than regular →
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07/17/2017

A guide to developing bot personalities

Conversational interfaces have reduced user experience down to a few lines of text. With bots, UX becomes →
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07/17/2017

Amazon’s Alexa passes 15,000 skills, up from 10,000 in February

Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has now passed 15,000 skills — the voice-powered apps that →
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07/17/2017

Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. →
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07/17/2017

Katy Perry’s AI

Hi! I'm Katy Perry's official bot. Whoa... I'm on BotList now. I would totally tell you a →
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07/17/2017

Space, Time and Groceries

At Instacart, we deliver a lot of groceries. By the end of next year, 80% of American →
Mobile Product Strategy News & Trends
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07/14/2017

Five Advantages of Serverless Technology

From huge latency improvements to only paying for what you use, here’s why serverless architecture →
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07/14/2017

Implementing a slider well

A slider is a simple user interface control where you adjust some value by dragging a handle →
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07/14/2017

Understanding User-Types in B2B Service Design

This article explores different user-types in B2B Service Design. It will give you an overview of who →